The table below looks at the statistics for the Application Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Application Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Security Specialist
Rank 844 879 857
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Application Security Specialist 31 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.025% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.026% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 10
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Application Security Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97876 106372 100372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.57% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80918 87012 84539
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Application Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Application Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Application Security Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist across the England region.

Application Security Specialist Salary Trend in England

Application Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Application Security Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Application Security Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 23 £60,000 -14.28% 1
West Midlands -27 8 £60,000 - 1
Application Security Specialist
UK

Application Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Application Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Application Security Specialist in their job title.

1 35 (71.43%) OWASP
2 32 (65.31%) Information Security
3 31 (63.27%) Security Testing
4 28 (57.14%) Ethical Hacking
5 26 (53.06%) .NET
6 24 (48.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 20 (40.82%) Java
8 19 (38.78%) E-Commerce
8 19 (38.78%) Degree
8 19 (38.78%) PCI DSS
9 18 (36.73%) Mobile App
9 18 (36.73%) Software Engineering
9 18 (36.73%) Firewall
10 13 (26.53%) CISSP
10 13 (26.53%) C#
10 13 (26.53%) C++
11 12 (24.49%) Google
11 12 (24.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
13 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
14 8 (16.33%) Manual Testing
14 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
15 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (14.29%) SQL
16 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
16 6 (12.24%) HTML
16 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
16 6 (12.24%) SOAP
16 6 (12.24%) Web Services
16 6 (12.24%) Data Security

Application Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Application Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Application Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.20%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.73%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
2 5 (10.20%) Couchbase
2 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (53.06%) .NET
2 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
3 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
4 6 (12.24%) WCF
4 6 (12.24%) REST
4 6 (12.24%) Web Services
4 6 (12.24%) SOAP
4 6 (12.24%) HTML
5 5 (10.20%) Struts
5 5 (10.20%) CSS
5 5 (10.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.24%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.04%) PKI
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) OWASP
2 32 (65.31%) Information Security
3 31 (63.27%) Security Testing
4 28 (57.14%) Ethical Hacking
5 24 (48.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 19 (38.78%) E-Commerce
7 18 (36.73%) Software Engineering
8 12 (24.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Manual Testing
10 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (12.24%) Data Security
11 6 (12.24%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
12 5 (10.20%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (8.16%) Cyber Security
14 1 (2.04%) SABSA
14 1 (2.04%) Vulnerability Management
14 1 (2.04%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) Java
2 13 (26.53%) C#
2 13 (26.53%) C++
3 7 (14.29%) SQL
4 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.20%) Python
5 5 (10.20%) C
6 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Degree
2 13 (26.53%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (38.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) COBIT
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Google
2 5 (10.20%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (2.04%) WorldPay
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